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tr.v. a·bol·ished, a·bol·ish·ing, a·bol·ish·es
1. To do away with; put an end to; annul: voted to abolish the tax.
2. Archaic To destroy completely.

[Middle English abolisshen, from Old French abolir, aboliss-, from Latin abolēre; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

a·bol′ish·a·ble adj.
a·bol′ish·er n.
a·bol′ish·ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abolishment - the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery)abolishment - the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery); "the abolition of capital punishment"
ending, termination, conclusion - the act of ending something; "the termination of the agreement"




, abolition
nAbschaffung f; (of law also)Aufhebung f
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